Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Ph.D., discusses her recent book about women with HIV, the safety net, and activism.
“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.
Even with a pandemic going on, it’s crucial to protect and care for your sexual and reproductive health. Here’s how.
The activist for the rights of Black women and immigrants living with HIV is remembered by friend and colleague Martha Cameron, M.P.H.
Lesbians on the Front Lines: Meet the Queer Women Who Cared for People With AIDS During the Epidemic's Height
To pull back the curtain on the often-erased history of queer women during the epidemic’s early days, TheBody spoke to a range of lesbians who played a bevvy of roles in the HIV epidemic, including caregivers, friends, social workers, and researchers.
“Helping other people that are in worse positions than me has really been the highlight of this.”
It’s your body, and you have a right to ask as many questions as you need to and do what you need to do in order to decide if this is the right form of birth control for you.
“Now, sleeping with solely women, I was under the assumption I did not need to get regularly screened: Without the evidence, without the narrative, we feel like it’s futile,” Kirsten Judson writes.
In the underfunded world of early 1980s HIV care, Candy Marcum worked at a Dallas-based resource center that opened up a hotline for gay men with HIV when it was still called GRID.
For Bishop Yvette Flunder, her work as a Black woman, a lesbian and clergywoman has been to challenge the stigma and rabid homophobia that has exacerbated the worst parts of the AIDS epidemic and instead preach a gospel of radical inclusivity.